Although the Italian cardinal is more widely known for his social activism and closeness to those on Italy’s political left, he is also friendly to adherents of the traditional liturgy.
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The pilgrimage will mark the 15th anniversary of Summorum Pontificum, Pope Benedict XVI’s 2007 apostolic letter that liberalized the Church’s traditional liturgical rites.
A letter from the Vatican’s top liturgical official, Archbishop Arthur Roche, discussing the application of Pope Francis’ new decree restricting its celebration has sparked a debate over the validity of the letter’s arguments.
Catholics Celebrate the Traditional Latin Mass During the 10th ‘Summorum Pontificum’ Pilgrimage in Rome
The pilgrimage took place just months after Pope Francis issued his motu proprio Traditionis Custodes (Keepers of Tradition) that limited the celebration of the traditional Latin Mass.
COMMENTARY: I love the Mass at our parish, the ordinary form of the Mass offered in the ordinary way, but I can see why so many people love the extraordinary form.
The Larger Themes of ‘Traditionis Custodes’ and ‘Summorum Pontificum’: Fostering Liturgical Communion and Love
COMMENTARY: If we recognize the Mass for what it is, isn’t the reality of what occurs infinitely more important than the valid form of the Mass by which the Son of God becomes present?
COMMENTARY: The U.S. bishops will likely discover considerable evidence that proliferation of traditional Latin Masses has been largely a unifying force in the Church — worshippers have been brought into the parishes where youthful zeal is having a noticeable impact.
‘I pray that the faithful will not give way to the discouragement which such harshness necessarily engenders but will, with the help of divine grace, persevere in their love of the Church and of her pastors,’ Cardinal Raymond Burke told the Register.
Pope Francis’ Traditionis Custodes: 5 Consequences of the New Motu Proprio Curtailing the Latin Mass
The Pope hopes to foster the unity of the Church by his decision, but it’s unlikely to happen immediately in the wake of the Holy Father’s clampdown on celebration of the extraordinary form of the Mass.
Summaries of some of the speeches, images of the events, and why Dominicans figured so highly during the Sept. 14-17 celebrations in Rome.